21
May

Cat Poems

Publicado por Scott B. el 21 de May de 2013 a las 12:01 pm

There is unlikely any domesticated animal that has captured the attention of poets more than the whimsical, predictably unpredictable cat. In fact, cats usually are placed in one of two categories: loved or despised. For the cat-lovers of the world, nothing is more enjoyable than watching a kitten play or sitting with a favorite book […]

21
May

Poems About Women

Publicado por Scott B. el 21 de May de 2013 a las 10:34 am

There are so many poems about women that it is difficult to select which ones to discuss. Yet, one of the first poems that comes to mind is the lengthy and involved Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. I think that most people who read it are immediately taken by the heroine’s strength and independence. […]

20
May

Epic Poems

Publicado por Scott B. el 20 de May de 2013 a las 06:43 pm

An epic poem is usually a rather lengthy piece of writing which usually revolves around the topic of some heroic deed or some other event that is of significance to a particular nation or culture. We find the first known example of an epic poem in the form of The Epic of Gilgamesh. In Europe, […]

20
May

Pablo Neruda Poems

Publicado por Scott B. el 20 de May de 2013 a las 04:14 pm

His birth name was Ricardo Eliecer Neftali Reyes Basoalto, but most people know him as Pablo Neruda. He was a Chilean poet, born in 1904, who also had a penchant for politics. In fact, in 1923, Neruda sold all of his personal belongings in order to pay for the publication of his very first collection, […]

13
May

Short Poems About Love

Publicado por Scott B. el 13 de May de 2013 a las 09:29 am

When we look at those writers who have penned epic stories, hundreds, maybe even thousands of pages long, we think about what great writers they must be. And in truth, it does take great skill to develop a story to the point that it remains interesting to read after the first hundred or two hundred […]